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13 DAYS:THE PYTHAGORAS CONSPIRACY (Lynn Dayton thriller #1) is about a plan to sabotage oil refineries and Lynn Dayton, the woman who must discover and stop it.

Rating: Excellent “Author L A. Starks delivers an unstoppable thriller that put this reviewer in mind of bestselling novels of this genre over the last several decades, with the welcome addition of depth . . . When the reader turns the final page of 13 Days: The Pythagoras Conspiracy, it will be with an understanding and education gleaned smoothly and without strain or difficulty. This is truly a book which will linger in the reader's mind long after the final ending, as we wonder: “What if?” . . . 13 Days: The Pythagoras Conspiracy is a thriller whose potentials are altogether too
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Read this excellent article about Greenwood, Tulsa's Black Wall Street, burned in a riot almost one hundred years ago.

https://www.theringer.com/2018/6/28/1...

In my all-things-Oklahoma thriller, STRIKE PRICE, a long end-note is devoted to this tragic, unreported event and other hidden history.
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message 22: by Stephen

Stephen Thanks for the friend request. I look forward to reading your books.


message 21: by Carolyn

Carolyn Hi L.A. - thanks for the friend request. I see you are a writer of thrillers, that must be so much fun!


message 20: by L.A.

L.A. Starks William wrote: "UK Amazon URL for Strike Price

https://www.amazon.co.uk/Strike-Price...

Just got it in Amazon.co.UK - NOT £0.00, sorry
I actually paid £5.35..."


Hi William,
Sorry if there is confusion. The Kindle Unlimited price is 0.00--that's out of my hands because Amazon itself runs that program. The UK Kindle Countdown discount I mentioned starts (and is the largest) September 12, with an initial price of 0.99 pounds, gradually increasing by the 19th back to 5.35 pounds.

LAS


message 19: by William (last edited Sep 06, 2016 08:56AM)

William UK Amazon URL for Strike Price

https://www.amazon.co.uk/Strike-Price...

Just got it in Amazon.co.UK - NOT £0.00, sorry
I actually paid £5.35 - Is this the discounted price?!!


message 18: by L.A.

L.A. Starks Christy wrote: "Thank you for the friend invite.....You said "Purdue!" I'm curious now....do you have a connection to the university?"

I came very close to attending for college, so West Lafayette remains special to me. (And after college I lived and worked in northwest Indiana for a year.)


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Christy Thank you for the friend invite.....You said "Purdue!" I'm curious now....do you have a connection to the university?


Mac_dickenson Hi, LA. Thanks for the add!


Ubendran Have A Prosperous New Year.....
Enjoy reading the books....
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Samuel Hi, The Orion Team is now doing a "Ask Me Anything" interview with military thriller writer Joshua Hood, author of "Clear By Fire" . Click the link and post questions early!
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Gone With The Wind Thanks for friend request


message 12: by Janey

Janey Mack Hi LA, Thank you for adding me--I love how close our tastes run! Would love to swap reads with you--my first comes out June 30.
Your blurbs look terrific!


message 11: by Rod

Rod Thanks for adding Me as a friend look forward to reading your books


message 10: by L.A.

L.A. Starks taide wrote: "Thanks for the friend request! I read The Summer of Dead Toys a few years ago and I loved it!"

I am about to read The Summer of Dead Toys. I liked The Good Suicides.


message 9: by taide (last edited Aug 31, 2014 11:57AM)

taide Thanks for the friend request! I read The Summer of Dead Toys a few years ago and I loved it!


message 8: by L.A.

L.A. Starks Zenny,
Thanks. Do let me know if you read and like one or both.
LAS


message 7: by Zenny

Zenny Thanks for the invite! I see that you're an author, I'll have to check out your books!


message 6: by L.A.

L.A. Starks Megan wrote: "Thanks for the friend request! I see you are reading Wool as well, how is it? I just started it 5 minutes ago haha."

It is great. Well worth reading--you'll enjoy it.


message 5: by Megan

Megan Thanks for the friend request! I see you are reading Wool as well, how is it? I just started it 5 minutes ago haha.


Carrie Thank you for the friend request. And no no I haven't read nearly that amount, I just want to read that amount, ha ha.


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Gina Thanks for the friend request!


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Beth Hi L.A.,
Thanks for sending a friend request to this fellow Goodreads author!


Kimberly Thanks for adding me as a friend!


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